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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 56' South
Longitude: 85° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.38 meters/second, 1589.0 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"987.14 miwest0° 00' 40.2"0.77 minorth987.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.5"2.81 mieast0° 16' 17.4"18.67 minorth18.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 43' South
Longitude: 60° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.85 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.5"947.96 miwest0° 05' 20.9"6.13 minorth948.21 mi
24 hours14° 38' 27.0"964.84 mieast2° 43' 09.3"187.00 minorth989.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:30 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:30 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaWed 1:30 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 11:30 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:00 Noon2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeWed 2:30 PM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 2:30 PM2931 km1822 miles1583 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisWed 10:30 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 10:30 AM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest W
PontianakWed 1:30 PM3277 km2036 miles1770 nmNortheast NE
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